Showing posts with label Pentagon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pentagon. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Amnesty: US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa

US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa
The United States-led coalition is "deeply in denial" about the number of civilians killed during an offensive it launched to remove the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group from Syria's Raqqa last year, Amnesty International has said.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Syria occupation, invasion, looting : Pentagon warns Syria’s Assad against attacking Kurdish-led forces

The Pentagon on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad not to carry out an offensive against Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States that control the country’s north-east.

Monday, February 26, 2018

US Sees No Evidence of Chemical Weapons Being Used Now in Syria - Pentagon

No Evidence of Chemical Weapons Being Used Now in Syria
The United States is following reports about possible disinformation campaigns on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, but possesses no evidence of such use at present, US Department of Defense Press Operations Director Col. Rob Manning said in a briefing on Monday.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Pentagon: US Has Not Equipped "Allies" in Syria With Surface-to-Air Weapons

US Has Not Equipped "Allies" in Syria With Surface-to-Air Weapons
Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon told Sputnik on Saturday, hours after a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft was downed by militants in Syria, that the United States did not equip partner forces in Syria with surface-to-air weapons.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Russian MoD accuses US of stirring up tensions in northern Syria with arms supplies

Russian MoD
The US is fuelling the crisis in northern Syria and the ongoing Turkish military operation against the Kurds through reckless weapon supplies to pro-American rebel groups, Russia's Defense Ministry has said.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

US keeps Persuading Turkey Not to Buy Russian Missile Systems: Pentagon

Washington keeps persuading Turkey not to buy air and missile defense systems from Russia, US Department of Defense Spokesperson Johnny Michael told TASS, commenting on the recent Turkish-Russian deal on S-400 systems.

Monday, December 11, 2017

U.S. priorities in Syria: Pentagon skeptical about Russia's Syria pullout claims

Russia's Syria pullout claims
The Pentagon Monday voiced skepticism about Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement that he had ordered the partial withdrawal of troops from Syria.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Turkish National Security Council will discuss Pentagon statement on cooperation with YPG

Turkish National Security Council
Turkish Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın has said Turkey’s National Security Council will discuss the Pentagon’s statement on continuing the U.S.’s cooperation with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).

Saturday, September 23, 2017

US bombers fly in airspace east of North Korea amid tensions

US bombers
 U.S. bombers flew off the [east] coast of North Korea Saturday in a show of force designed to project American military power in the face of Pyongyang's weapons programs, the Pentagon said.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Turkey Will Take Its Own Security Measures after Russia Defense Deal: Erdogan

S-400 air defense system
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed on Wednesday Western concern over Turkey's deal to procure an S-400 air defense system from Russia and said the NATO member will continue to take its own security measures.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Pentagon comments on Ankara’s decision to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

Ankara’s decision to buy Russian S-400 missile systems
The United States is displeased with Ankara’s decision to buy Russian S-400 missile systems, US Department of Defense Spokesperson Johnny Michael gave to understand to a TASS correspondent on Tuesday when asked to comment on reports about Turkey’s making a down payment for such systems.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Pentagon: U.S. will support Kurdish militia after Raqqa fighting

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said the Pentagon will continue to support the Kurdish militia known as the People's Protection Units, or YPG, in their battle against the Islamic State after Raqqa, Syria is freed.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Pentagon: US capable of shooting down ICBMs

The Pentagon now believes that the United States has the ability to shoot down intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) targeting the U.S. mainland, according to U.S. media reports.

Monday, May 1, 2017

US-led strikes on IS kills 350 + 2 civilians: Pentagon

The Pentagon said on Sunday at least 352 civilians were killed as a result of U.S.-led campaign against the ISIS in Iraq and Syria from August 2014 to match 2017.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Pentagon investigating friendly fire in Army Ranger deaths

Two Army Rangers who were killed in Afghanistan earlier this week may have been struck by friendly fire, the Pentagon said.

Pentagon Deploys Troops to Turkey's Border With Syria

The United States has deployed service personnel to Turkey's border with Syria to serve as a buffer between Ankara-led forces and Kurdish fighters, a source with the People's Protection Units (YPG) told Sputnik Turkey, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

US-led coalition air strike in Syria "mistakenly" killed 18 SDF personnel on April 11: Pentagon

An air strike on Tuesday by a U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS mistakenly killed 18 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces south of the city of Tabqa, Syria, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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US Democratic congresswoman : There is no difference between 'moderate' rebels and al-Qaeda or the ISIS

United States Congresswoman and Democratic Party member Tulsi Gabbard on Wednesday revealed that she held a meeting with Syrian Presiden...